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An adult hurt me: What is physical abuse?

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About this service

Physical abuse is when an adult hurts or causes pain to any part of your body on purpose. It may leave marks, bruises or cause a serious injury. This online resources aims to help understand physical abuse and how to access help.

This service may help:

  • Learn what signs to look for
  • Learn how to say no and speak up
  • Learn who you can talk to for help and support

Cost

Free

Age group

4 to 11 years

Availability

24/7

Duration

1 day or One-off service

Engagement

Self-guided